Hearth founder and veteran storyteller Mark Yaconelli will lead a one day workshop titled The Art and Craft of Personal Storytelling. The workshop is designed to help participants learn how to excavate, craft, and share stories from your own life. This is a great training for teachers, parents, nonprofit leaders, [...]
Our fall Hearth gathering will take place in Medford, Oregon at First United Methodist Church. The theme will be "Experiencing War" and will offer stories by six local combat veterans from various U.S. military conflicts. Storytellers include Larry Slessler, Alan Gomez, Jena Harris, Melissa Neal, and others. Cosponsored with Southern [...]
The Hearth in partnership with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival presents "Separate/Together." This evening of personal storytelling will present four local residents who will share stories of race, immigration, gender inequality and other experiences of being separated or connected with others. Tellers include Jocksana Corona, Jesse Parks, and others. The [...]
Join a diverse group of people for a day of exploring, shaping, and sharing life stories. Set within the rustic buildings of the Oregon Extension on the Greensprings (22 miles outside of Ashland), the retreat will offer participants a chance to explore life experiences in a restful and contemplative setting.
Three days of public workshops, facilitated discussions, and story gatherings focused on practicing compassion-based skills within our personal and public lives. The featured attraction of the conference will be a Friday evening talk and Saturday morning conversation with celebrated author Anne Lamott. Full conference details at findingourwayashland.com. Follow conference updates [...]